Bat­tal­ion ban­ners

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

Com­mem­o­ra­tive ban­ners were pre­sented to World War Two vet­er­ans at the Auck­land Army Cen­tre last week.

The pre­sen­ta­tion was made to in­fantry bat­tal­ion vet­er­ans from the 2nd New Zealand Ex­pe­di­tionary Force.

Ban­ners were pre­sented to the 21, 22 and 24 Bat­tal­ions and Divi­sional Cav­alry by Ma­jor Gen­eral Lou Gar­diner.

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from sev­eral of the 18 Bat­tal­ions have al­ready re­ceived the ban­ners at cer­e­monies in Welling­ton and Gis­borne.

Ma­jor (re­tired) De­nis Dwane was also awarded the clasp to his Armed Forces award for 49 years ser­vice to the New Zealand Army.

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